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Taste test: These hollow, uniformly shaped hexagonal processed potato snacks have a decent but not great barbecue taste. They taste is best if you eat a whole bunch of them, as the taste of just one is fairly bland, but it grows as you eat more. I'm not really sure what makes these Ruffles, as I consider a Ruffle to be a rippled potato chip, but these aren't really potato chips at all. Their shells seem to be thicker than those of Doritos 3D's. Another opinion: I think these are the best-tasting of all the Ruffles 3Ds that have come out. The taste isn't as strong as in the other brands (sour cream & onion, cheddar), which goes well with the potato puff-type snack.
Aroma: Smells like barbecue powder, nothing special.
Manufacturer: Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
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From the package: "Looking for a snack that's a little more interesting? Then grab a bag of new Ruffles® brand 3D's® brand BBQ Blast flavored potato snacks. They have all the taste and crunch that you expect from Ruffles® brand, now in a cool, out-of-the-ordinary shape that adds a new dimension to snacking. So go ahead ... break away from the ordinary and into the fun of new Ruffles® brand 3D's® brand potato snacks."
This snack was discovered by Jeremy in Somerville, Massachusetts.